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$80 MILLION corporations?
ONCEMORE1 - \'Interview\' pulled after threat; U.S. says North Korea behind Sony hack - Quincy, IL News - Quincy
According to our esteemed administration, a video caused Benghazi. So are we willing to see what a crap comedy will cause?
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I thought the $1000 was a fee to allow them to do business in the city. All they have to do is raise the cost that they charge the customer - that's the way it works in other private businesses work - your costs raise you pass it on to the consumer. And, if the customer of the private hauler isn't happy they can check with the other private haulers or pay the 75 cents sticker for kitchen…
pjohnf - Schock touts ABLE Act to help parents, children with disabilities save for future needs - Quincy, IL
How in God's name can Schock say the omnibus bill's passage was a good thing? It funded Obamacare which Schock says he opposes, it funded Obama's unlawful executive amnesty which Schock also said he opposes, none of it makes sense. Schock said the CR's don't allow changes in funding, how is that a bad thing? If these clowns would just freeze government spending for 3 to 5 years…
belowpar1 - Mayor Moore talks garbage...again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I still do not understand the $1000. If it is due to wear and tear on the streets, then what about any other businesses that have large trucks driving our streets. We choose not to privatize, now let people deal with that decision honestly. If the City garbage loses money because they are not able to compete without extorting $1000 from private haulers so be it. I look at this $1000 has yet another…

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10 months, 3 weeks ago From illinoisagconnection.com

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Al Franken (D-MN), John Thune (R-SD), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and 26 of their Senate colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the agency to firmly support the future of biofuels and revise its proposed waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The Senators shared their concerns regarding the proposed rule's potential impact on our nation's energy security, the environment, and economic growth, particularly in rural communities.

"Congress passed the RFS to increase the amount of renewable fuel utilized in our nation's fuel supply. The Administration's proposal is a significant step backward -- undermining the goal of increasing biofuels production as a domestic alternative to foreign oil consumption," the Senators wrote. "Further, the proposed waiver places at risk both the environmental benefits from development of advanced biofuels and rural America's economic future."

The following Senators also signed on to today's letter: Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Max Baucus (D-MT), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Roy Blunt (R-MO), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Dan Coats (R-IN), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), John Hoeven (R-ND), Mike Johanns (R-NE), Tim Johnson (D-SD), Mark Kirk (R-IL), Mark Udall (D-CO), Ed Markey (D-MA), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Patty Murray (D-WA), Jack Reed (D-RI), Schatz (D-HI), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

The EPA's proposed rule would set the biodiesel target at 1.28 billion gallons, which is below current industry production levels of around 1.7 billion gallons. It would also reduce the total biofuels target to 15.2 billion gallons. This is 1.34 billion gallons below the 2013 target of 16.55 billion gallons, and almost 3 billion gallons below the 2014 statutory target of 18.15 billion gallons.


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